Robert M. Phillips Sr., age 82 of Oliver Springs

Robert M. Phillips Sr., age 82 of Oliver Springs, passed away Tuesday, May 14, 2019.

He was born in Jay, Oklahoma to Mont and Ruth Phillips. He served in the Army National Guard, proudly for 23 years and also owned Oak Ridge TV Sales and Service for over 35 years. His most important role was being a great husband and dad.

He is survived by his wife, Joyce T. Phillips of 57 years; children, Robert, Will, and Marsha Ruann (Wayne) Woolum; 7 grandchildren, Megan (Keith) Ruefenacht, Brandon Phillips, Dane Phillips, Hannah Phillips, Frances Henderson and Hannah (Jeff) Catlett, Dominic Woolum; 9 great-grandchildren; extended family members and wonderful friends, through the years.

Visitation will be from 6-8 pm on Friday, May 17, 2019 at Premier Sharp Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, the family request you to send donations to St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital and/or the Shriners.

Premier Sharp Funeral Home is honored to serve the Phillips family.

About Jim Harris

Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:20 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH & WQLA. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, his mother-in-law and cats Lucius and Oliver.

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